Van Halen

Electric guitar review round-up: affordable speed machines

But how realistic is it to rock up at your local guitar emporium and walk off with a shred-ready electric for around 500 bucks? Well, as this month’s …


Turntable Rock Café and Lounge: A Casual Korean Gastropub With a Serious Sound System

Happy Friday.<p>Just one thing, before you head off on your weekend-ing way. We have this gastropub full of old records and spicy fried chicken you may …


Happy Anniversary to the “You’ve Seen Junior’s Grades” “YEM”

It's Friday, it's festival season, and whether you're cooped up in an office or already getting down at Peach Fest, we all want to be outdoors, …

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Poison Drummer Says the Band Doesn't Get Enough Credit for Its Evolution

<b>Poison</b> drummer <b>Rikki Rockett</b> says the music industry has largely ignored how much his band has changed since its debut album in 1986.<p>Rockett tells the</i> …

Rock Music

Michele's ELunch Playlist Thursday 7.19.18

2 days ago<p><b>Van Halen</b> -- Summer Nights<p><b>Doors</b> -- Land Ho!<p><b>U2</b> -- Angel of Harlem<p><b>Outlaws</b> -- Hurry Sundown<p><b>Styx</b> -- Miss America<p><b>Leon Russell</b> -- A Song for</b> …


Five Easy Shred Licks Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

If you’re looking for some easy shred licks, you’ve come to the right place. Robert Baker has uploaded a lesson in which he demonstrates five …


Pearl Jam drafted in Donald Trump baby blimp for last night's London The O2 show

The Donald Trump baby blimp made an appearance at London’s The O2 last night (17th July) – at Pearl Jam’s personal request.

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Gothamist Is Seeking Freelance Submissions

<i>(Alix Piorun / Gothamist)</i><p>Gothamist is striving to expand and deepen our coverage of New York City, and we're paying. We want original, compelling, …

New York City

Last Call: Watch “Dancing In The Street” sans music and listen to David Lee Roth sans band

Quietly “Dancing In The Street”<p>I don’t know how or why I came across this video today, but like a ’90s chain letter, now I <i>must</i> share it. It’s the …


Van Halen's Gary Cherone Mistake: Rock's Epic Fails

For Van Halen, the third time was most certainly not the charm.Continue reading…


Wolfgang Van Halen Completes Solo Debut Album

Van Halen bassist <b>Wolfgang Van Halen</b> has wrapped up his upcoming debut solo album. After teasing the work beginning in 2015, he posted on his …


Three Giant Tesla Coils Play a Star Wars Medley

STEM integrated student club HawkWorks featured Three DRSSTCs (Dual Resonant Solid State Tesla Coils) playing a Star Wars medley at last month’s …

Offbeat News

Retro AirPods

AirPods, like most Apple products, are ubiquitous. The problem then occurs that standing out is really difficult. Unlike with your MacBook, you can’t …


Unearthed TV Special From OU812 Tour

Watch some newly-surfaced footage from the OU812 tour! This was filmed in Portland, Oregon, for a Japanese TV special, and it seems that little or no …

Eddie Van Halen

EVH Unveils New 5150 Chorus Pedal

EVH has debuted its new 5150 Chorus pedal.<p>The new pedal is based on a legendary chorus unit that Eddie Van Halen used on Van Halen tracks like …

Eddie Van Halen

AUDIO: Sammy Hagar Reaches Out to Alex Van Halen, Invites David Lee Roth to Upcoming Festival

Sammy Hagar is still talkin’ ‘bout Van Halen, Van Halen still ain’t talkin’ ‘bout Sammy. During his recent visit to Eddie Trunk’s “Trunk Nation” …


Sammy Hagar Invited David Lee Roth to Play His Festival

Since <b>Sammy Hagar</b> withdrew his proposal for a <b>Van Halen</b> reunion including himself and <b>David Lee Roth</b>, the Red Rocker has reportedly made overtures to …

Rock Music

Eddie Van Halen unveils 'Eruption' model guitars to mark 40th anniversary of 'Van Halen'

Eddie Van Halen is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Van Halen’s eponymous debut album by launching three signature ‘Eruption’ model guitars.


Eddie Van Halen Preps Three Signature ‘Eruption’ Model Guitars

Eddie Van Halen is marking the 40th anniversary of Van Halen‘s self-titled debut LP with a trio of tribute guitars – the Super ’78, ’78 Eruption …


Summer NAMM 2018: EVH celebrates 40th anniversary of Van Halen album with 3 oh-so-desirable tribute ‘Eruption’ guitars

<b>SUMMER NAMM 2018</b><b>: This year marks the 40th anniversary of Van Halen’s landmark self-titled debut, and in celebration, EVH has announced three</b> …


Sammy Hagar Wants David Lee Roth for His Festival

Van Halen singers could reunite at October event.Continue reading…


Sammy Hagar Reached Out to Alex Van Halen on His Birthday, Heard 'Nothing'

Sammy Hagar has revealed in a new interview that he reached out to estranged Van Halen drummer Alex Van Halen recently and was met with radio …


EVH Unveils Three New "Eruption" Tribute Models

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Van Halen's landmark self-titled debut album, EVH has unveiled three "Eruption" tribute models: the Super …


Eddie Van Halen announces the ’78 Eruption Replica guitars

On the cover of Van Halen’s 1978 eponymous debut album, Eddie Van Halen thrusts his black-and-white striped instrument towards the camera as if he’s …


Vinnie Paul to Be Buried in a Kiss Kasket, Just Like Dimebag

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are reportedly providing the custom casket, which was offered as a gift at the request of Vinnie Paul's family.Continue …


SAMMY HAGAR: I Reached Out To ALEX VAN HALEN On His Birthday

<b>Sammy Hagar</b> says that he recently attempted to reconnect with his former bandmate in <b>VAN HALEN</b>, drummer <b>Alex Van Halen</b>. "I reached out to <b>Al</b> on his …

Rock Music

Sammy Hagar Reaches Out To Alex Van Halen & David Lee Roth

1 week ago<p>Sammy Hagar says he recently reached out to one of the Van Halen brothers, and it sounds like it didn't go so well. Hagar says he gave Alex …


Trunk Nation w/Eddie Trunk on VOLUME - Sammy Hagar reaches out to Alex Van Halen


First Concert: Matt Muñoz

Cactus Cafe manager Matt Muñoz revisits his first concert in El Paso: Van Halen


Giveaway: Win a signed Threadripper 2 T-Shirt

Remember that time in college when you scored free tickets to that Van Halen concert and talked yourself into the after-party, where you had Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth sign your tour shirt?While this uber-rare "2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper Heavy Metal Tour" T-shirt isn't the same as partying …

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